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UN: 7,300 Civilians Killed in Boko Haram Insurgency

A senior U.N. humanitarian official says more than 7,300 civilians have been killed by Boko Haram militants since the beginning of 2014 in three Nigerian states under siege by the group.  Deputy Humanitarian Chief Kyung-Wha Kang told the U.N. Security Council 1,000 people have been killed this year.  Kang told the council that more than 300 schools have also been severely damaged or destroyed by the Islamist extremist group whose name translates as “Western education is a...

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